Led by the popularity of its iPhone 6 phones, Apple's iOS devices are dominating mobile device activations in the enterprise, according to data compiled by Good Technology from its enterprise mobility platform.
Faced with a choice between BlackBerry and Good Technology to enable its mobility program, Connecticut-based law firm Updike, Kelly & Spellacy (UKS) opted for Good, explained Frank Mauri, the firm's IT director. Surprisingly, Mauri made the move back in 2006 when BlackBerry was riding high.
Companies are looking to vendors to help them sort out BYOD expenses attributable to work and personal use. Craig Mathias, a principal at consulting firm Farpoint Group, lays out four BYOD reimbursement approaches for enterprises to choose from.
To address IT security worries about Android devices, enterprise mobility management vendor Good Technology and Android smartphone maker Samsung Tuesday unveiled Tuesday Good for Samsung KNOX, a mobile security container and app ecosystem for Android devices.
Good Technology is targeting small and medium-sized business, as well as large businesses that have bene reluctant to embrace mobility, with its cloud-based Good Management Suite.
The ruling last year by a California appeals court about BYOD expense reimbursement has caused consternation among enterprises throughout the country. Any enterprise that allows BYOD should prepare for the implications of the California court ruling, as well as the expansion of the reimbursement requirement to data and to other regions of the country.
The Netherland's main international airport Schiphol recently migrated its 2,000-plus workforce to a BYOD program using Good Technology's enterprise mobility platform.
The release of the iPhone 6 in September reversed the downward iOS activation trend Good Technology had seen in the enterprise, according to a new report from the enterprise mobility management firm.
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